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  •   Home > News > Business

    Queenstown Lakes District Council says it can't keep relying on tourism

    Queenstown Lakes District Council says it can't keep relying on tourism


    It's announced a new 75 thousand dollar district-wide economic diversification programme, focused on building new businesses across a range of sectors.

    Economic development manager Peter Harris says that would put Queenstown in a better position if something like the pandemic was to hit again.

    He says having a wider range of jobs and businesses in the district would spread the risk.

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